Oct 11, 2019

Pop Goes the Culture Podcast for Friday, October 11 2019

We have a packed room at the Alamo Drafthouse in Springfield, Missouri for this week's new episode of the Pop Goes the Culture Podcast. Join us as we break down the top stories from the week, take a look at this date in pop culture history, run through the celebrity birthdays this weekend, take a look at what's out this week and what's coming out next week in entertainment, and much more.

Tell us what you think are the top stories in entertainment and pop culture each and every week. If we use your comments and suggestions, we’ll give you a shout out on an upcoming episode. Contact us at:

  • @PGTCpodcast on Twitter and Facebook
  • E-mail us at PopGoesTheEmail@gmail.com
  • Or leave a message on our hotline at (417) 986-7842.

Links to all that and more at PopGoesTheCulture.com.

Don't forget to vote in this week's Pop Quiz on Facebook and Twitter. With G.A.M.E. Expo taking place this weekend in downtown Springfield, Missouri, we want to know what are your favorite tabletop games, board games, and card games. Don't see your favorite listed in the poll? Let us know by leaving a comment and we'll read those on the air next week when we reveal the results.

Oct 10, 2019

The Backlot by Alamo Drafthouse for Thursday, October 10 2019

This week, we are breaking down the top 5 films last weekend at the box office, talking about the TWO 'Matrix' films in the works at Warner Bros., the expanding of the 'John Wick' cinematic universe with 'Ballerina', and more -- including this weekend's new releases and all the special programming at the Alamo Drafthouse in Springfield, Missouri.

Be sure to vote for your favorite horror movie from the 1960s & 70s in this week's poll? Find us and vote on Twitter and on Facebook. Just search for @BacklotPod on either. We have pinned the poll to the top of the page on both our Twitter and Facebook accounts so you can't miss them.

Make your comments a part of the show! Let us know what movie you saw at the movie theater, what you thought of that movie (or any of the special programming at the Alamo Drafthouse), or your thoughts on anything we discussed this week. If we use your comments and suggestions, we'll give you a shout out on an upcoming episode. Contact us at:

  • On social media on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram @BacklotPod
  • Or leave a recorded message on our hotline at (417) 986-7842.
 Follow the Alamo Drafthouse online:
  • Download the Alamo Drafthouse app on your mobile device.
  • Visit Drafthouse.com/Springfield
  • Or on social media on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram @AlamoSpringMO

Oct 4, 2019

Pop Goes the Culture Podcast for Friday, October 4 2019

This week, we are coming to you from the new home of the Pop Goes the Culture podcast, the Alamo Drafthouse in Springfield, Missouri. Join us as we break down the top stories, take a look at this date in pop culture history, and run through the celebrity birthdays this weekend, take a look at what's out this week and what's coming out next week in entertainment, and more.

Tell us what you think are the top stories in entertainment and pop culture each and every week. If we use your comments and suggestions, we’ll give you a shout out on an upcoming episode. Contact us at:

  • @PGTCpodcast on Twitter and Facebook
  • E-mail us at PopGoesTheEmail@gmail.com
  • Or leave a message on our hotline at (417) 986-7842.

Links to all that and more at PopGoesTheCulture.com.

Don't forget to vote in this week's Pop Quiz on Facebook and Twitter. Let us know who is your favorite character in entertainment and pop culture whose backstory remains a mystery AND whether you'd want to see that origin explored in film, television, books, comics, etc.

Oct 3, 2019

The Backlot by Alamo Drafthouse for Thursday, October 3 2019

This week, we have a full crew as we break down the top 5 films last weekend at the box office, talk about Kevin Feige's workload, Jenn breaks down the best from Fantastic Fest, and more -- including this week's 'Joker' release and all the special programming at the Alamo Drafthouse. As always, all this and more coming to you from the Alamo Drafthouse in Springfield, Missouri.

Be sure to vote in our 'Face/Off' face off! We each picked one actor to swap film roles with Nic Cage. Who did everyone pick? Which is your favorite swap? Did we really enforce a time limit on David? Check it out near the end of the episode and vote for your favorite -- or tell us what actor would have been a better swap with Nic Cage -- on Twitter and on Facebook. Just search for @BacklotPod on either. We pinned the 'Face/Off' face off to the top of each.

Make your comments a part of the show! Let us know what movie you saw at the movie theater, what you thought of that movie (or any of the special programming at the Alamo Drafthouse), or your thoughts on anything we discussed this week. If we use your comments and suggestions, we'll give you a shout out on an upcoming episode. Contact us at:

  • On social media on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram @BacklotPod
  • Or leave a recorded message on our hotline at (417) 986-7842.
 Follow the Alamo Drafthouse online:
  • Download the Alamo Drafthouse app on your mobile device.
  • Visit Drafthouse.com/Springfield
  • Or on social media on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram @AlamoSpringMO

Sep 27, 2019

Pop Goes the Culture Podcast for Friday, September 27 2019

We're back in the home studio for this last week of September's all new episode of the Pop Goes the Culture podcast. Join us as we break down the top stories, take a look at this date in pop culture history, and blow out the candles with this weekend's celebrity birthdays. All that plus a discussion surrounding next weekend's 'Joker' movie, a brand new Pop Quiz, and more.

This week's featured interview -- at the 52 minute mark -- is with Emmy nominated writer, producer, and author Scott Thomas. Scott is talking with us about his new novel 'Violet', available in bookstores and online today. Follow Scott on Twitter at @NinjaWhenever and pick up 'Violet' this weekend!

Tell us what you think are the top stories in entertainment and pop culture each and every week. If we use your comments and suggestions, we’ll give you a shout out on an upcoming episode. Contact us at:
  • @PGTCpodcast on Twitter and Facebook
  • E-mail us at PopGoesTheEmail@gmail.com
  • Or leave a message on our hotline at (417) 986-7842.

Links to all that and more at PopGoesTheCulture.com.

Don't forget to vote in this week's Pop Quiz on Facebook and Twitter. Instead of a multiple choice Pop Quiz, this week's is an essay question. With the discussion surrounding 'Joker', we want to know what piece of entertainment and/or pop culture has either caused you, individually, to act differently or has made an impact on society and how we, collectively, think, speak, and act relative to art and entertainment.

Sep 26, 2019

The Backlot by Alamo Drafthouse for Thursday, September 26 2019

With Jenn at Fantastic Fest and Kenny out of commission, we're short staffed on this week's show. Joey and David break down the top 5 films last weekend at the box office, discuss heightened security and awareness surrounding next week's release of 'Joker', and more -- including this week's new releases and all the special programming at the Alamo Drafthouse. As always, all this and more coming to you from the Alamo Drafthouse in Springfield, Missouri. 

Make your comments a part of the show! Let us know what movie you saw at the movie theater, what you thought of that movie (or any of the special programming at the Alamo Drafthouse), or your thoughts on anything we discussed this week. If we use your comments and suggestions, we'll give you a shout out on an upcoming episode. Contact us at:

  • On social media on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram @BacklotPod
  • Or leave a recorded message on our hotline at (417) 986-7842.
 Follow the Alamo Drafthouse online:
  • Download the Alamo Drafthouse app on your mobile device.
  • Visit Drafthouse.com/Springfield
  • Or on social media on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram @AlamoSpringMO

Sep 20, 2019

Pop Goes the Culture Podcast for Friday, September 20 2019

What a week it's been in entertainment & pop culture. Join us as we break down the top stories, take a look at this date in pop culture history, and blow out the candles with this weekend's celebrity birthdays. All that plus a look at this Sunday's 71st Emmy Awards and discuss what's coming up this fall in TV and streaming.

You don't want to miss this week's featured interview just past the one hour mark with Australian hip hop artist Mugzy. Follow Mugzy online at Facebook.com/OfficialMugzy and find his tracks at ReverbNation.com/Mugzy187. Thanks to Mugzy for taking the time to chat with us.

Tell us what you think are the top stories in entertainment and pop culture each and every week. If we use your comments and suggestions, we’ll give you a shout out on an upcoming episode. Contact us at:
  • @PGTCpodcast on Twitter and Facebook
  • E-mail us at PopGoesTheEmail@gmail.com
  • Or leave a message on our hotline at (417) 986-7842.

Links to all that and more at PopGoesTheCulture.com.

Don't forget to vote in this week's Pop! Quiz on Facebook and Twitter. This week we want to know which 1st time nominee from 'Game of Thrones' has the best chance to walk away with an Emmy this Sunday evening. Voting on this one ends early, so head over to Facebook or Twitter to vote today!

Sep 19, 2019

The Backlot by Alamo Drafthouse for Thursday, September 19 2019

After a record-breaking week on our polls, we're back week to break down last weekend's top 5 films, discuss 'The Suicide Squad casting', weigh in on 'The Princess Bride' reboot rumors, 'The Battle at Big Rock', and more -- including this week's new releases and all the special programming at the Alamo Drafthouse. As always, all this and more coming to you from the Alamo Drafthouse in Springfield, Missouri. 

This week's poll has each of the crew drafting our top 5 films adapted from other media (books, comic books, video games, stage plays, etc). Who has the best lineup? Let us know by voting in this week's poll on Twitter and Facebook! 

Make your comments a part of the show! Let us know what movie you're planning to see this week, what you thought of that movie or any of the special programming at the Alamo Drafthouse, or your thoughts on anything we discussed this week. If we use your comments and suggestions, we'll give you a shout out on an upcoming episode. Contact us at:

  • On social media on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram @BacklotPod
  • Or leave a recorded message on our hotline at (417) 986-7842.
 Follow the Alamo Drafthouse online:
  • Download the Alamo Drafthouse app on your mobile device.
  • Visit Drafthouse.com/Springfield
  • Or on social media on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram @AlamoSpringMO

Sep 13, 2019

Pop Goes the Culture Podcast for Friday, September 13 2019

On this Friday the 13th episode of the Pop Goes the Culture Podcast, we're  breaking down the top stories from the past week in entertainment & pop culture, taking a look at this date in pop culture history, celebrity birthdays, discussing the movie releases the rest of 2019, and more. Join us!

This week's mid-show music is brought to you by Mugzy. Follow Mugzy online at Facebook.com/OfficialMugzy and find his tracks at ReverbNation.com/Mugzy187. We look forward to bringing you our conversation with Mugzy later this month.

Tell us what you think are the top stories in entertainment and pop culture each and every week. If we use your comments and suggestions, we’ll give you a shout out on an upcoming episode. Contact us at:
  • @PGTCpodcast on Twitter and Facebook
  • E-mail us at PopGoesTheEmail@gmail.com
  • Or leave a message on our hotline at (417) 986-7842.

Links to all that and more at PopGoesTheCulture.com.

Don't forget to vote in this week's Pop! Quiz on Facebook and Twitter. This week we want to know what in TV & streaming you're most looking forward to the rest of 2019. Tune in next week for the results and a discussion of what's coming to the small screen the rest of 2019.

Sep 12, 2019

The Backlot by Alamo Drafthouse for Thursday, September 12 2019

We're back with a full team this week as we break down last weekend's top 5 films, the short list of movie news from the past week, and more -- including this week's new releases and all the special programming at the Alamo Drafthouse. As always, all this and more coming to you from the Alamo Drafthouse in Springfield, Missouri. 

This week's discussion and poll question center on our favorite movie soundtracks. Each of us has drafted our five favorite movie soundtracks. Who has the best lineup? Let us know by voting in this week's poll on Twitter and Facebook! 

Make your comments a part of the show! Let us know what movie you're planning to see this week, what you thought of that movie or any of the special programming at the Alamo Drafthouse, or your thoughts on anything we discussed this week. If we use your comments and suggestions, we'll give you a shout out on an upcoming episode. Contact us at:

  • On social media on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram @BacklotPod
  • Or leave a recorded message on our hotline at (417) 986-7842.
 Follow the Alamo Drafthouse online:
  • Download the Alamo Drafthouse app on your mobile device.
  • Visit Drafthouse.com/Springfield
  • Or on social media on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram @AlamoSpringMO

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